Abdullah AlMegren

Consultant, Director, and Teacher in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Abdullah AlMegren

Consultant, Director, and Teacher in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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I work as an Asst. Professor of Education at King Saud University, and currently serving as a GM for the National Centre for e-Learning and distance learning (NCeL) in Saudi Arabia, providing vision and leadership to NCeL Board, agency staff, and institutions of higher education. I love often lead through change and adversity, makes the tough call when needed, builds consensus when appropriate, motivates and encourages learning academics. I am trying to represent an e-Learning strategies and development at the national front and dedicatedly worked on a multi-million dollar educational initiatives, and helped in establishing several projects such as: 1. National Center for e-Learning & Distance Learning (NCeL). 2. Saudi National Learning Object Repository (MAKNAZ ). 3. Saudi Digital Library (SDL) 4. National Centre of Excellence in e-Content (NCEeC). 5. The first Saudi e-University (SeU). 6. 1st bylaws for distance learning in Saudi Arabia. 7. Higher Education TV Channels Network (AaliTV). 8. e-Learning Award of excellence. 9. International Conference of e-Learning & Distance Learning (eLi). I worked and published more than 20 research and working papers. I also worked as an advisor to the Ministery of Higher Education in many projects like the 1st strategic plan for HE in Saudi Arabia (AFAQ), and other initiatives. Got my Master in 1989 from Colorado State University, and Ph.D. In 1996 from Kansas State University. I am married to the best wife in the world, and we managed to rare seven lovely children.

  • Work
    • National Center for e-Learning
  • Education
    • King Saud University